US aid reform in 2017 and global health security: This week in development news

U.S. foreign aid reforms begin to take shape, U.N. agencies combine forces for an urgent funding appeal, while Bill Gates and Bono make the case for development to a national security crowd. This week in development news.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.